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Posted Thursday, March 02, 2017

Fire Hall Site Redevelopment renderingsToday, during a visit from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Mayor Don Mitchell announced a major update on the Fire Hall site, 201 Brock Street South. The Whitby Fire Hall Redevelopment Group (Waverley Projects and the FRAM Development Group) has acquired the one acre site south of Colbourne Street East between Brock Street South and Green Street. The proposal is for a mixed-use development that will include twenty-three modern townhouse units, twelve of which are planned to have ground flo...

Posted Thursday, March 02, 2017

More than 60 community leaders and business owners alongside Mayor Don Mitchell, Council Members and staff, welcomed the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, to town to discuss the revitalization of downtown Whitby. Mayor Mitchell greeted Her Honour upon arrival at the Whitby GO train station before they travelled through downtown Whitby to the Centennial Building. The visit began with a one-on-one meeting between Her Honour and Mayor Mitchell, followed by a roundta...

Posted Tuesday, February 28, 2017

UOITJoin us as University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) Tim Claydon will present an overview of the capstone and internship programs and provide an opportunity to answer any questions you may have about these programs. UOIT's Capstone Program is an intensive four or eight month project which brings together teams of fourth year students for no-cost consulting. This program allows students the opportunity to apply their academic skills to accomplish your strategic goals and solve probl...

Posted Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Hotel, Convention Centre and Restaurant Concept DrawingThe Economic Development Division has been working with the principals of the Taggar Family Trust (TFT) during the past year in securing a convention centre and hotel in the Town of Whitby. TFT is an established name in the hospitality business with convention centres and soon to be hotels in the west end of the Greater Toronto Area. TFT wishes to acqure the Town's property at 280 Water Street for the purpose of constructing a convention centre, branded hotel and restaurant. TFT is seeking to ...

Posted Monday, October 31, 2016

FlanaganAddressingCrowdCanada's largest independent food service distributor, and Best Managed Companies award winner, is creating more than 100 local jobs. The new jobs come as part of the company's $20 million investment to expand the facility located at 295 South Blair Street by more than 100,000 square feet. This will bring the warehouse to more than 178,000 square feet. “Flanagan Foodservice is a large, well-known, family-owned company that we're proud to welcome to our town,” said Mayor Don Mitchel...